Perfumes, Cosmetics and Soaps

Volume II The Production, Manufacture and Application of Perfumes

  • Authors
  • W. A. Poucher

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
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    Pages 1-15
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    Pages 16-40
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    Pages 41-45
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    Pages 46-67
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    Pages 68-216
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    Pages 217-245
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    Pages 246-267
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    Pages 268-320
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    Pages 321-331
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    Pages 332-338
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    Pages 339-343
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    Pages 344-350
  14. W. A. Poucher
    Pages 351-360
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 361-379

About this book


During the past decade there have been many changes in the perfumery industry which are not so much due to the discovery and application of new raw materials, but rather to the astronomic increase in the cost of labour required to produce them. This is reflected more particularly in the flower industry, where the cost of collecting the blossoms delivered to the factories has gone up year after year, so much so that most flowers with the possible exception of Mimosa, have reached a cost price which has compelled the perfumer to either reduce his purchases of absolutes and concretes, or alternatively to substitute them from a cheaper source, or even to discontinue their use. This development raises an important and almost insoluble problem for the perfumer, who is faced with the necessity of trying to keep unchanged the bouquet of his fragrances, and moreover, to ensure no loss of strength and diffusiveness. Of course, this problem applies more especially to the adjustment of formulae for established perfumes, because in every new creation the present high cost of raw materials receives imperative con­ sideration before the formula is approved.


cosmetics development perfume soap

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1974
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-5696-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-5694-0
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